Are Security Cameras Safe to Use at My Short-Term Rental?

  • 13 July 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Are Security Cameras Safe to Use at My Short-Term Rental?

Short-term rental hosts are allowed to use various surveillance devices to protect their property as long as they are disclosed in the listings, including on Airbnb and VRBO and other vacation rental booking sites. Further, while not forbidden on the exterior of the property, they are prohibited in private spaces, such as bedrooms, bathrooms and other sleeping areas. Here are a few security measures you can take to protect your short-term rental.

How to Attract Your Ideal Guests

  • 1 June 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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How to Attract Your Ideal Guests

Attracting the best guests for your property requires a proper vetting protocol to ensure guests leave your vacation rental in the best shape possible. While there will always be small hiccups when renting your property, preventing major violations such as criminal activities, scams, underage parties and violations that are susceptible to risks, injuries, and damages will give you the feeling of security as a host.

Host-Liability Policies Are Not What You Think and Here’s Why

  • 13 May 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Host-Liability Policies Are Not What You Think and Here’s Why

Some vacation rental listing sites provide host liability coverage for free or at a reduced cost as part of their service offerings for vacation rental property owners. These types of insurance policies are a good start in managing property owners’ risks. However, relying exclusively on host liability policies could leave you, the property owner, without adequate coverage.

6 Tell-Tale Signs of Phishing for Vacation Rental Owners

  • 28 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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6 Tell-Tale Signs of Phishing for Vacation Rental Owners

Phishing attacks are constantly evolving in order to capitalize on our information. Phishing is the fraudulent practice of sending emails claiming to be from reputable companies to induce individuals to reveal personal information. As hackers get better and better at their game, it’s important to know how to spot a suspicious email to help your vacation rental business avoid a cyber breach.

Make Safety a Priority at Your Vacation Rental

  • 26 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Make Safety a Priority at Your Vacation Rental

The last thing you want your guests to be thinking about when they walk into your vacation rental property is their safety. You want your guests to know that they are protected and safe at all costs. As a short-term vacation rental property owner, you also want to do everything in your control to make their experience one to remember for the right reasons.

6 Vacation Rental Business Trends for 2021

  • 7 April 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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6 Vacation Rental Business Trends for 2021

With many continuing to work remotely, there is a new craving for travel and working on “vacation” which has opened up a plethora of opportunities for the short-term vacation rental industry. Simply creating an office space in your rental home, offering a contactless check-in, or being more flexible with your bookings, could increase your business earnings exponentially.

3 Severe Risks That Could Put Your Vacation Rental Business in Peril

  • 16 March 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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3 Severe Risks That Could Put Your Vacation Rental Business in Peril

While your vacation rental property may not be your only source of income, it is a business venture. You need the correct type and the right amount of commercial vacation rental property insurance to protect your investment and mitigate your legal liability risk.

8 Mistakes to Avoid Making with Your Vacation Rental Business

  • 10 March 2021
  • Author: Gregory, Eva
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8 Mistakes to Avoid Making with Your Vacation Rental Business

As a vacation rental business owner, you have a lot on your plate maintaining and managing your properties. It can be easy to overlook key components that benefit your business. From greeting guests to scheduling property check-ups, each element can make your short-term rental business stand apart from the rest. 

Why You Need Vacation Rental Insurance

  • 19 February 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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Why You Need Vacation Rental Insurance

Becoming a short-term rental owner can be a great way to earn extra money. However, property owners sometimes do not consider the potential risks that can come with owning a vacation rental business.

One Small Business to Another: How to Help

  • 3 February 2021
  • Author: Ward, Hayden
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One Small Business to Another: How to Help

The travel and hospitality industries are some of the most helpful income generators to small businesses. By recommending restaurants, coffee shops, and local boutiques to guests, they can help these small businesses immensely. The impact COVID-19 has made on the short-term rental industry has been no joke. Working together to help pull each other out of these unprecedented times is needed.

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CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance, a division of CBIZ Insurance Services,Inc., is the largest insurer of short-term vacation rental properties in the United States. As part of an $850 million New York Stock Exchange traded company (CBZ), we are the first broker to develop specific policy coverage to meet the needs for vacation rental properties and the amenities offered by these businesses. We have insured vacation rental properties since 2002.

The CBIZ Vacation Rental Insurance team knows insurance, specifically the risks and exposures related to short-term vacation rentals.We won't confuse you with technical "insurance speak" ~ our representatives are well versed in explaining your coverage in plain English. With hands-on, personal customer service, we guarantee swift communication and a 24/7 claims team that is ready to respond to your call any time of the day. As specialist in the industry, we leverage our knowledge and passion to ensure you and your business are adequately protected.